Big 10 Media Days and other pre-season news
The Big 10 Media Days kickoff next week in Chicago and the Big Ten Network (BTN) will be broadcasting wall-to-wall coverage of the events. On Monday, July 27, 2009 @ 11:45 a.m. ET, Coach Rod is slotted to give his 15-minute press statement. The three Wolverine players scheduled to accompnay Coach Rod in Chicago are seniors Mark Ortmann, Zoltan Mesko and Stevie Brown. Not quite the star power of the player contingent that attended in 2007 which was comprised of Chad Henne, Jake Long and Mike Hart and saw Hart film a TV commerical for the Big Ten Conference.
In other pre-season TV coverage news, the BTN will be at Michigan's Fall Practice on August 14, 2009 and air a 90-minute practice special at 10:00 p.m. ET that night. Also, on August 26, 2009, the BTN will air a 30-minute 2009 Michigan Football Season Preview Show. Set your DVRs accordingly. Go Blue!